The ruling was made by a panel of three realized judges who, upon due consideration, dismissed the enchantment filed by the Social Democratic Get together’s candidate, Olusegun Oni, for being bereft of advantage.
What occurred on the Ekiti governorship election: Oyebanji, a former Secretary to the Ekiti State Authorities and Chief of Workers, earned his mandate because the Governor of Ekiti State following a contested election, whereby he overcame opponents akin to Oni and Bisi Kolawole of the Folks’s Democratic Get together.
Oyebanji’s politial historical past: The Biodun Oyebanji has served the federal government of Ekiti State in varied capacities for over 20 years, starting along with his appointment in 1999, on the younger age of 32, as a high advisor to Otunba Niyi Adebayo, Ekiti State’s first democratically elected governor.
Over time, Oyebanji rose by way of the ranks, culminating in his appointment as Chief of Workers to the Governor in 2003.
In 2009, he was appointed because the Chairman of the governing board, Citizenship and Management Coaching Centre beneath the federal ministry of youth and sports activities growth (June 2009 – December 2010), earlier than being appointed because the commissioner for integration and inter-governmental affairs in 2010.
The next 12 months, Oyebanji assumed the position of Ekiti’s workplace of transformation technique and supply (OTSD) beneath the administration of Kayode Fayemi.
In recognition of his impeccable service and sterling management qualities, Oyebanji was appointed because the Secretary to the State Authorities (SSG) by Fayemi in 2018, a place he held with distinction till his determination to affix the gubernatorial race in December 2021.
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